GI Tomato Bisque*

Ingredients

  • *Meets GI guidelines.
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cups diced yellow onion, about 1 large onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 6 cups diced tomatoes, or canned diced low sodium tomatoes
  • 1 roasted red pepper, freshly roasted or from a jar, diced
  • 1 teaspon fresh chopped tarragon or 1/2 teaspoon dry tarragon
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes or to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt or as desired
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 cup 1% milk
  • 2 ounces soft goat cheese
  • sprig of fresh tarragon, for garnish

Preparation

  1. Measure the olive oil into a large soup pot over medium heat. Add the diced onion and saute for about 10 minutes or until soft and translucent. Add garlic and cook an additional 5 minutes, stirring. Add the tomatoes, roasted red pepper, tarragon, pepper flakes, salt and sugar.
  2. Bring to a gentle simmer, cover and cook for about 30 minutes or until all ingredients are well blended. Pour in the milk. This will cool the mixture and make it easier and safer to blend.
  3. Ladle mixture into a blender, do this in two batches and blend until smooth. Repeat with the remaining mixture. Add the goat cheese and pulse to combine.
  4. Return mixture to the saucepan and gently reheat. Serve garnished with a sprig of fresh tarragon.

Categories

  • Dinner
  • Lunch
  • Soup
  • Vegetable
  • Gluten Free
  • GI
  • MHealthy

Nutrition Information

Serving Size
1 cup
Serves
6
Calories
129.00
Total Fat (g)
5.00
Saturated Fat (g)
2.00
Sodium (mg)
230.00
Total Carbohydrates (g)
17.00
Dietary Fiber (g)
3.00
Protein (g)
5.00